31 Jul

Kingswinford offers great commuting base

Kingswinford offers great commuting base

The small West Midlands town of Kingswinford may offer the perfect base for those who need to commute to the nearby areas.

Kingswinford was first mentioned in the Domesday Book and most of its history is linked to coal mining and railways.

It was home to one of the first steam engine services made in the West Midlands - which is now on display at the National Railway Museum in York.

The town has a unique character and has a number of historic buildings reflecting its strong traditions. The 12th century Church of St Mary with its Norman tower was restored in the 17th century, while the Summerhill House is thought to date back to the 17th century.

Nowadays, there are plenty of benefits for those seeking out property for sale in Kingswinford as it has strong transport links as well as great education options for those relocating with families.

Kingswinford is an area served by no less than six primary schools and three secondary schools, therefore the wide choice of options means that parents can take their time with weighing up the pros and cons of each before making a decision they are happy with in terms of their child's future.

Many of the town's residents work in nearby Dudley and there are a number of buses that operate between the two areas, as well as a straightforward road link.

In terms of day-to-day facilities in Kingswinford itself and it has a number of bars and pubs to suit the local needs for a good night out.

One of the highlights of the town is the Broadfield House Glass Museum, which celebrates the art of glassmaking.

It also features an amazing collection of British glass, dating from the 17th century up to the present day. There are always plenty of family activities and there are guided tours available for people who want to find out more about this craft skill.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801738916-ADNFCR

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